Author(s): Blythe MCMAHON In the current climate of regulation and disclosure, public companies must balance their compliance obligations with remuneration packages which attract and retain key talent. This is particularly evident in Perth where the resources sector is currently experiencing a major boom. Accordingly, companies must ensure their executives are rewarded appropriately and competitively in the market, while also meeting the requirements of their other stakeholders. This paper sets out some of the current trends we are seeing in the executive remuneration landscape in Australia.
Author(s): Sarah O'HALLORAN This paper outlines the changes announced in the Federal Budget of 2006 which may have an effect on current salary packaging arrangements, what that impact will actually be, and what types of benefits are still worth considering when implementing or renegotiating a salary packaging agreement. Emerging trends in salary packaging are also examined.